Why Don’t Humans Have a Penis Bone?

There are 206 bones in the human body, and yes, it’s the same for men and women. No, women don’t have fewer ribs than men, and men don’t have one extra bone, if you know what I mean. You know what I mean. But several mammals, including our close relatives Continue Reading

Inside the Race to See the Edge of the Universe

We’re in the middle of a billion dollar telescope building boom. The Giant Magellan Telescope. Thirty Meter Telescope and Europe’s Extremely Large Telescope are all part of a new class of ground based observatories that will peer farther through space and further back in time. “Astronomers are not very good Continue Reading

This Is the Only Proven Way to Deter a Great White Shark | The Swim

In the story of an epic journey across the Pacific Ocean, one particular character might quickly come to mind. Ben saw it first, actually; it was just straight on the bow of the boat three meters away – it was, like, bigger than Ben. Before we left, we finally managed Continue Reading